Chair Professor Research Sharing Webinar Series


Valuable Perspectives on Your Life and Career from Chinese Philosophical and Historical Texts

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We will read a number of experts from famous Chinese philosophical and historical texts and discuss their profound relevance for ensuring our personal wellness, happiness, and career success.


Biography of Speaker

Professor Cai Zong-qi’s research and teaching interests are classical Chinese poetry and poetics, literary theory, comparative literature, aesthetics, and philosophy. He has published numerous books and articles in both English and Chinese on classical Chinese poetry, literary criticism, comparative literature and philosophy. He is the co-founding editor-in-chief of Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (JCLC), a semi-annual journal co-hosted by Peking University and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and published by Duke University Press. It is committed to an international editorial vision and to promoting in-depth exchange and collaboration among scholars working in China, America, and other parts of the world.

Professor Cai joined Lingnan as a Chair Professor in 2013. After he received his doctorate from Princeton University, he taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed his postdoctoral work at University of Michigan at Ann Arbor before moving to the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1993, where he has been teaching ever since.



Recommended Citation

Cai, Z.-q. (2021, March 30). Valuable perspectives on your life and career from Chinese philosophical and historical texts [Video podcast]. Retrieved from

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